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UNESCO on Tuesday voiced concern over reports of mass book-burning in Iraq, saying it would be one of the most "devastating" such actions in history...
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
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Hussam al-Saray
Al-Mutanabbi is an open book, bearing symbols that are deeply etched into the body of today’s Baghdad. The street has no endpoint. It does not start...
Friday, November 14, 2014
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Khalil Sweileh
At the beginning of the Syrian uprising, historian and public figure Firas Sawwah felt driven to express his thoughts about the movement on the...
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
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Anas Zarzar
Damascus - For some four decades, Maysaloun bookstore in the heart of Damascus was one of the city’s most important sources for publications on...
Thursday, December 15, 2011
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Mohammed Shoair
The heavy hand of Egyptian state censorship seems alive and well in the country’s interior ministry. Sumiya Amer, owner of Kayan publishing house,...
Sunday, November 27, 2011
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Rasha al-Amir
The popular Francophone book exhibition in Lebanon has attracted large crowds, yet its ban against exhibiting books written in Arabic, the native...
Thursday, October 20, 2011
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